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Transport

Northern introduces extra Sunday train services linking Leeds, Harrogate and Knaresborough

More frequent rail services were introduced between Leeds, Harrogate and Knaresborough this weekend.

Transport
Motorists could face roadworks for three months.

Three month roadworks planned to lay water main in Harrogate

Yorkshire Water have announced three-month plans to lay 460 metres of new water mains along Otley Road in Harrogate, early next year.

Transport
PC Willis holds on to the van

Traffic cop tells of brave rescue

The heroic traffic cop who saved a trapped van driver from plunging off a motorway bridge has told of how he has never witnessed anything like the scene he encountered by chance on an icy A1 last week.

Transport
Residents have been calling for improvements to Bond End for years.

Improvements to Bond End will start in March next year says council

Work to improve the enormous traffic congestion problem through Bond End in Knaresborough will start in March next year.

Business
Congestion on various roads in Harrogate and Knaresborough has reached critical levels.

Report identifies Nidd Gorge relief road as preferred option for Harrogate

Congestion in Harrogate and Knaresborough has reached critical levels - as more houses are built, it will only get worse.
Business
The A64. Image: Google

A64 closed in both directions after serious accident

THE A64 in North Yorkshire has been closed in both directions tonight following a serious collision near West Knapton.

News
Police are appealing for witnesses.

Man dies after early hours collision near Boroughbridge

Police have confirmed that a man has died after a collision near Boroughbridge in the early hours of today.

News
Chris Grayling boards a train in York on his way to Horsforth. Picture: Gary Longbottom

‘Look at what we’re doing’: Grayling comes out fighting on Northern transport

Transport Secretary Chris Grayling has come out fighting over his department’s commitment to the North as he insisted the region’s leaders have all the same powers to improve services as their counterparts in London.

Politics
The current 20,000 feasibility study has been halted.

Ripon City Council votes to drop £20,000 feasibility study to bring back the city's railway

A £20,000 feasibility study into reinstating Ripon’s railway line has been abandoned 50 years on from the station’s closure.

Transport

More trains for Yorkshire as Northern unveil new rail timetable

It's good news if you live in Harrogate, Ilkley or Skipton.

Transport
Plans to introduce a bus service similar to the Little White Bus in the Upper Dales are being discussed by Ripon City Council.

Calls for Ripon's city centre bus services to be expanded

After a successful trial period, Ripon's city centre bus service is continuing to be operated by Connexions Buses.
Transport
Sandra Doherty, CEO Harrogate District Chamber.

Visitors will be "put off for life" because of Harrogate centre roadworks

The Chief Executive of Harrogate District Chamber of Commerce has criticised the County Council for allowing six week road works in the run up to Christmas.

Business
Staff at Northern Rail have been praised for their work to reassure passengers on board a Harrogate train that hit and killed a man last week.

Passenger praises rail staff on-board train that hit and killed man

A passenger on the train that hit and killed a man in Harrogate last week has praised the 'fantastic staff' at Northern Rail for their work on the night.
Transport
Library picture.

Motorists warned of long delays as concrete block causes havoc on Yorkshire motorway

The Highways Agency has re-opened the A1 after a large concrete block caused major chaos to rush-hour traffic this morning.
Transport
Police, fire crews and ambulance staff were seen dealing with the incident at around 10pm last night.

Man dies on Harrogate railway line after being hit by train

A man has died after being hit by a train in Harrogate, but police say they are not treating his death as suspicious.
Crime
Police were seen dealing with the incident on the Skipton Road bridge over the railway line in Harrogate last night.

Railway line re-opened in Harrogate after emergency incident on tracks

Fire crews, ambulance staff and several police cars were seen dealing with an incident by the railway line in Harrogate last night (October 18).
Crime
Dense fog is affecting much of Yorkshire this morning.

Fog warning issued across Yorkshire as Met Office warn commuters to take extra care on roads

Motorists in Yorkshire are being warned to take extra care this morning as the region is covered in a blanket of fog.
Environment
Dominic Raab - Why tougher sentences for those who bring death and destruction to our roads are needed

Dominic Raab - Why tougher sentences for those who bring death and destruction to our roads are needed

In a split second, someone’s life can be changed forever.

Crime

'Irresponsible drivers' going through red lights at busy Knaresborough junction

'Irresponsible drivers' who are ignoring red lights on a 'daily' basis at a busy Knaresborough junction, have been slammed by a Town Councillor.
Transport

Northern rail strike day: How to get home tonight

The second of two strike days affecting Northern rail services has begun today.

Transport
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